Negotiations with Jho Low were started by Pakatan Harapan

The negotiations between the Malaysian government and Jho Low were actually started by Pakatan Harapan soon after they took over the government in May 2018. Lim Guan Eng, however, is pretending he is shocked that the government is negotiating with Jho Low.


Raja Petra Kamarudin

How 1MDB fugitive Jho Low tried to bargain for his freedom

In a series of conversations, the so-called mastermind behind the Malaysian financial scandal tries to avoid justice.

(AL JAZEERA) – Recordings of Jho Low featured in the programme, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera, are of a series of extraordinarily revealing phone conversations he had with the former Malaysian government, led by Mahathir Mohamad.

They took place in the weeks and months immediately after the Mahathir-led coalition’s landslide victory against Najib Razak in May 2018. In them, the fugitive betrays fellow conspirators, offers others, also on the run, as potential witnesses in 1MDB-related cases and complains about the mounting costs of legal representation. His sense of entitlement and lack of remorse are on full display. (READ MORE HERE)